Galashiels, Scottish Borders
£31,000 - £37,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Founded in 1807 in Belgium, Brothers of Charity are an international organisation that have been a major provider of care services in the Scottish Borders since the 1950’s. They are a charity with a long tradition and a modern outlook that are continually looking to improve and develop the support they offer.

Brothers of Charity have more than 200 staff and provide a variety of support services from supported living, social enterprise run cafes, care homes, training and development and short breaks, their aim is to provide bespoke care to each individual service user. The staff are passionate about supporting people to live life to the full, and to always experience being respected, cared about, valued and included.

The organisation is entering an exciting time of development as they look to expand in different areas, including wider geography, more services and broader age profile of service users.

The Learning and Development manager is a key role in the organisation. Reporting to the Development & Quality Senior Manager and with two direct reports, we are looking for an experienced L & D professional, ideally with experience within the care sector.  Working directly with both managers, staff and service users, the post holder will have to have exceptional communication skills and the ability to adapt training to suit individual’s needs.  

The role is varied and challenging, and it involves working closely with other managers in the development of new training, the continual improvement of current training and requires a confident individual that can lead, motivate and enthuse staff and service users in order to increase participation throughout the organisation.

The Learning and Development Manager will be engaging and driven to succeed, with a strong belief in the work of the organisation and impact their role will have.  They will have the determination to maintain Gold Standard training and develop a strategic plan of how to develop training in the years to come.

How to apply

Please contact BTA (Bruce Tait Associates) to request an information pack, full job description and person specification.

You are advised to get in touch well in advance of the closing date to give us time to consider your application and pre-interview the strongest applicants.

Closing Date:

Midday, Wednesday 29th September 2021

Interview Date: 

Friday 15th of October

This search is being conducted exclusively for Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland) by BTA (Bruce Tait Associates). Our leadership team have all worked in the voluntary sector and we use this experience to match organisations and individuals to create great appointments.

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Posted on: 03 September 2021
Closed date: 29 September 2021
Tags: Management